Worker fell through asbestos roof

Source: on 2009-08-20 14:54:00

A Wiltshire building company must pay £17,500 after an employee fell through a roof during demolition work.Peter Flippance was working for Pewsey-based F Dewey demolishing buildings to make way for a residential development.The 60-year-old, who was a plumber and not trained in demolition, had climbed on an asbestos sheeting roof with crawling boards and was removing the roof ridge, when the supporting timbers collapsed beneath him. He fell to the ...

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